So focused on making money to survive, to buy the latest gadgets, and to look the best we can. At some point, it all gets a bit too much, and you can see the evidence as put forth in the UK mental health statistics.
When we truly take stock of why we’re doing what we’re doing, or what we’re truly here on earth to discover… that’s when a lasting breakthrough happens. A wellness retreat is a perfect outlet for you to do just this.
3 Benefits of wellness retreats
Attending a wellness retreat comes with many long-lasting and often life-changing benefits. Taking time out for yourself is the best way you can go forth and serve others. No distractions, no commitments, and no work. At a wellness retreat you get the chance to simply just… be.
If it’s your first dip in the pool so to speak, you may opt for a more low key wellness retreat such as a weekend at the Salcombe, a spa hotel in Devon. With many indulgent treatments available such as relaxing in the hydrotherapy pool and their signature Ocean Spa Ritual, you’ll have plenty of time to get out of your usual mindset and recharge.
Let’s face it. You know meditation is good for you, but finding even just 10 minutes in your day seems like a challenge. A wellness retreat such as a yoga filled weekend in the forest with Trill Farm in Lyme Regis is just what you need. There’s nothing pushy about this retreat, with activity being optional. But given the gorgeous and calming setting, you’ll be in, you’ll find attending a meditation session here much easier than when you’re home. Afterward, enjoy a lovely organic meal prepared by the River Cottage chefs.
Eating healthy is another part of life that tends to get shoved aside. We turn to takeaways or microwave dinners for convenience. Wellness retreats such as the ladies only Raw Horizons in Yorkshire, take the everyday task of eating to a whole new level. You come away from food-based retreats like this with a few new recipes, ways to enjoy your food, and of course tips for your overall nutrition.